In memory of
Charles A. Walls
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In memory of
Charles A. Walls
May 19, 1941-Oct. 15, 2016 Charles A. Walls, 75, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born May 19, 1941, to the late Claude and Effie Walls, he was a lifelong resident of Forsyth County. Mr. Walls attended Young Harris College and transferred to the University of Georgia, where he earned a degree in poultry science. Charles worked a number of years in the poultry industry, and for 25 years he owned and operated Silver City Industrial Service. He then taught at Lanier Technical College and currently served as the facilities director of the Forsyth and Dawson campuses. He was a member of Matt Lodge No. 694 F & AM and was a member of Concord Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon and sang in the choir. He was a deeply devoted husband, father and especially devoted to his grandchildren. Charles was also preceded in death by his brothers, Glyndon Walls, Luke Walls, Edmond "Doodle" Walls and William Harley Walls. Surviving are his wife of 51 years, Janice Westray Walls, Cumming; sons and daughters-in-law, Matthew Walls, Cumming, Mark and Lisa Walls, Butler, Ga., Myles and Jennifer Walls, Cumming; grandchildren, Chandler, Mary Margaret, Luke, Brooke, Cassie and Aaron, Chasity, Courtney, Hailee Kate, Carlee, Hollee; brothers and sister-in-law, Grady and Evelyn Walls, Gainesville, Rupert Walls, Cumming; sisters and brother-in-law, Evelyn Pylant, Marietta, Pat and Norman Miller, Cumming; sisters-in-law, Betty Walls, Cumming, Betty Wolfe, Dacula; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Larry and Judy Westray, Cumming; and a number of nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, at 2 p.m. at Concord Baptist Church. Dr. Scott Gilbert, the Rev. Rubin Smith and the Rev. Stephen Gerrells will officiate. Interment will follow in Sawnee View Gardens. The family will receive friends Monday and Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Concord Baptist Church Building Fund, 6905 Concord Road, Cumming, GA 30028. Condolences may be expressed at www.beardenfuneralhome.com. Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville
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